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Tokyo Marathon: One of the Big Six Major World Marathons!

As the 2020 Olympics are drawing close, the Tokyo Marathon of the year 2018 and 2019 are at the center of the focus in the sports world of the City until then. The new course for Tokyo Marathon in 2018 symbolizes the past, present and the future of Tokyo. It's always fun to see the Tokyo Marathon for the interesting-looking costumed participants in the course. Check it out!

Feb 25, Sun 〜 Feb 25, Sun

Omizutori: Fire Torch Festival In Nara!

If you are planning to visit Nara prefecture in March, Omizutori is an event you can't miss. Omizutori (お水取り) is a fire torch festival held in Todaji, one of the most famous temples and tourist sites around Nara.

Mar 01, Thu 〜 Mar 14, Wed

Kanamara Matsuri: How To Enjoy The Penis Festival

The idea of a penis festival may sound ludicrous, but actually, it's a Shinto religious tradition many Japanese folks take seriously. So there's a solemn aspect to it, but you can also have fun there! Here's how to enjoy it.

Apr 01, Sun 〜 Apr 01, Sun

Miyako Odori: The Captivating Geisha Dance In Kyoto!

Miyako odori (都をどり) is a traditional dance event performed by geishas and maikos. It is annually held in Kyoto in April, 3 times a day. You can enjoy the beautiful geisha dance and drink the great tasting green teas before the dance starts.

Apr 01, Sun 〜 Apr 24, Tue

Kick Off The Spring Festival Season At Yoyogi Park's Earth Day

Earth Day in Tokyo is a joyful celebration held annually in April in Yoyogi Park. Go to learn about environmental causes, have unusual festival food and drinks, listen to live music, and enjoy an overall great vibe!

Apr 21, Sat 〜 Apr 22, Sun

Kamogawa Odori: A Rare Chance To See Real Geishas Performing A Traditional Play

Kamogawa Odori is a sure sign that spring has arrived in Kyoto. It is one of the major Geisha Odori (traditional dance) event of the old capital. If you are in Kyoto in May, consider attending the Kamogawa Odori to get a rare glimpse of true geisha dance performances.

May 01, Tue 〜 May 24, Thu

Aoi Matsuri: Stunning Festival Of Kyoto From The Heian Era!

If you love the traditional, ancient side of Japan, you will love this festival of the former capital Kyoto!

May 15, Tue 〜
Kyoto

Tokyo's Sanja Matsuri: Shinto Floats, Geishas and Yakuzas! Don't Miss It!

One of Tokyo's most interesting traditional festival has to be the Sanja Matsuri. It is held annually in May on the grounds of the Sensoji Temple. You'll see beautiful ornated floats, geishas, and even shirtless yakuzas!

May 17, Thu 〜 May 20, Sun

Yosakoi Soran Festival In Sapporo: Dance Like... A Northern Fisherman?

Kick off the Japanese summer season with one of the most interesting dance festivals in Japan: the Sapporo Yosakoi Soran Festival! Dances are a modern adaptation of the traditional Awa Odori and the moves mimic fishermen hauling their catch. How awesome is that!

Jun 06, Wed 〜 Jun 10, Sun
Sapporo

Celine Dion at the Tokyo Dome on June 26th, 2018!

Celine Dion fans, brace yourselves, she will be touring Asia this summer, and will be performing in Tokyo on June 26th at the famous Tokyo Dome!

Jun 26, Tue 〜 Jun 26, Tue

Kanda Matsuri: How To Party Edo Style!

Kando Matsuri is one of the great three shrine festivals in Japan dating back to the samurai era. If you are in Japan in May, this is a must-go event!

May 09, Thu 〜 May 15, Wed

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Feb 15, Thu 〜 Mar 14, Wed

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Jan 24, Wed 〜 Mar 14, Wed

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Jan 22, Mon 〜 Feb 28, Wed

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